kakorama: a ride into the past


October 14th, 1943...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Sunday, Monday or Always"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Heinrich Himmler

(TIME Cover: October the 11th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 14th of October:

1257 - King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296)
1493 - Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
1630 - Sophia of Hanover (d. 1714)
1633 - James II of England and VII of Scotland (d. 1701)
1643 - Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712)
1784 - King Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833)
1890 - Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. general and 34th President of the United States (d. 1969)
1927 - Roger Moore, English actor
1930 - Joseph Mobutu, President of Zaire (d. 1997)
1938 - Empress Farah Diba of Iran
1939 - Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer
1940 - Cliff Richard, British singer
1958 - Thomas Dolby, British musician

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1943

Otto Stern

for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discovery of the magnetic moment of the proton

Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1943

directed by Michael Curtiz
with Humphrey Bogart (Rick Blane) and Claude Rains (Captain Louis Renault)

Designed in 1943

The Settee
by Finn Juhl


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